Zygomycotic necrotizing cellulitis in a premature infant.


A premature infant with fatal zygomycotic necrotizing cellulitis is reported. Zygomycosis occurs as either an indolent or an acute fulminating form. Cutaneous zygomycosis is a fulminant form of the disease and affects mainly immunocompromised patients. Premature infants with perinatal complications are immunocompromised and therefore at risk for zygomycotic… (More)


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@article{Plessis1997ZygomycoticNC, title={Zygomycotic necrotizing cellulitis in a premature infant.}, author={Philippe Du Plessis and L F Wentzel and Steven Delport and Els J. M. van Damme}, journal={Dermatology}, year={1997}, volume={195 2}, pages={179-81} }